If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911 or your local emergency services (police, fire, ambulance).
#16Days UN WOMEN: In Focus: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence
The mission of CWF is to be a catalyst for the most innovative programs, policies, and public engagement efforts creating transformative change in the lives of women and girls in Canada.
ShelterSafe.ca is an online resource to help women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse. The clickable map will serve as a fast resource to connect women with the nearest shelter that can offer safety, hope and support.
A national non-profit organization whose main purpose is to educate and respond to gender based violence at the national level.
Families Canada is the national association of family support centres. With a network of 500+ member agencies and thousands of frontline family service practitioners across Canada, we are committed to providing leadership and support in the campaign for Canada’s children.
Shelter Movers is a national, volunteer-powered charitable organization offering free moving and storage services to survivors of abuse.
211 connects people with the appropriate information and services to enhance
Canada’s social infrastructure and enable people to fully engage in their communities.
The Government of Canada
University of New Brunswick - Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre: Centre for Family Violence Research
Western University - Centre for Research and Education on Violence against Women and Children
Free online training:
McMaster University - VEGA Family Violence Education Resources
The VEGA (Violence, Evidence, Guidance, and Action) Project has created pan-Canadian, evidence-based guidance and education resources to assist healthcare and social service providers in recognizing and responding safely to family violence.
Access to VEGA Education Resources is free. Click here to be taken to VEGA Education Resources site and register for access.
Government of Canada
is a joint collaboration between academics at Simon Fraser University and community and women’s organizations working at the grass-roots level. The FREDA Centre is committed to participatory action research, focused specifically on violence against women and children, and works in the interests of the community to end this violence.